The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Junior in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 202 195 181
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 59 56 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.62% 0.61% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.66% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 22 26
Average daily rate
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£220 £253 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.87% +26.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £140 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £300 £284
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £267 £213
% change year-on-year
-25.09% +25.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 8
Average hourly rate £12.00 £10.50 £14.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -26.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £8.68 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.60 £16.74 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £10.50 £12.25
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -14.28%
Junior
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8806 8448 7862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.37% 91.86% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5200 4616 4096
Average daily rate £375 £350 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 400 542
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.48 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% -3.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Junior in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Junior
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Junior across the South East region.

Junior Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Junior
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Junior Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Junior
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Junior across the South East region.

Junior Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Junior
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Junior Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Junior
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +10 20 £239 -9.90% 14
Hampshire -9 13 £250 +36.05% 15
Buckinghamshire +2 8 £188 -34.78% 3
West Sussex -2 7 £135 - 5
Surrey -5 6 £225 +17.64% 13
Oxfordshire -24 3 £173 -13.75% 9
Kent -4 2 £200 -15.78% 7
Junior
England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Junior in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Junior in their job title.

1 28 (21.37%) Microsoft
2 26 (19.85%) Finance
3 24 (18.32%) Project Management
4 20 (15.27%) SQL
5 18 (13.74%) JavaScript
6 16 (12.21%) HTML
6 16 (12.21%) MS Office
7 15 (11.45%) CSS
7 15 (11.45%) Telecoms
8 14 (10.69%) Java
8 14 (10.69%) MS Excel
8 14 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (9.92%) Retail
9 13 (9.92%) Windows
9 13 (9.92%) Adobe
10 12 (9.16%) Marketing
10 12 (9.16%) Security Cleared
11 11 (8.40%) Degree
11 11 (8.40%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (7.63%) PRINCE2
12 10 (7.63%) Oracle
13 9 (6.87%) Web Services
13 9 (6.87%) C#
13 9 (6.87%) PHP
13 9 (6.87%) MS PowerPoint
14 8 (6.11%) C
14 8 (6.11%) .NET
14 8 (6.11%) ITIL
14 8 (6.11%) Photoshop
14 8 (6.11%) SLA

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Junior in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Junior in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.82%) IIS
2 3 (2.29%) WordPress
3 2 (1.53%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.76%) Drupal
4 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.76%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (12.21%) MS Office
2 14 (10.69%) MS Excel
3 9 (6.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (6.11%) Photoshop
5 7 (5.34%) MS Project
6 6 (4.58%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (4.58%) InDesign
7 5 (3.82%) MS Visio
8 2 (1.53%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (1.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.76%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.76%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.53%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.76%) Changepoint
3 1 (0.76%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.76%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.76%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.34%) Office 365
2 3 (2.29%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (2.29%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.05%) Internet
2 3 (2.29%) Firewall
2 3 (2.29%) Network Security
2 3 (2.29%) NAS
2 3 (2.29%) LAN
2 3 (2.29%) VPN
2 3 (2.29%) SAN
2 3 (2.29%) Intranet
3 1 (0.76%) FTP
3 1 (0.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.82%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.29%) MySQL
3 3 (2.29%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.53%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.53%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.53%) SAP BI
4 2 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (3.82%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.05%) Subversion
2 4 (3.05%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (1.53%) ClearCase
3 2 (1.53%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (1.53%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.76%) Toad
4 1 (0.76%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.76%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.76%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.76%) JMeter
4 1 (0.76%) NUnit
4 1 (0.76%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.76%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.76%) GoogleTest
4 1 (0.76%) JIRA
4 1 (0.76%) Selenium
4 1 (0.76%) Fiddler
General
1 26 (19.85%) Finance
2 15 (11.45%) Telecoms
3 13 (9.92%) Retail
4 12 (9.16%) Marketing
5 6 (4.58%) Advertising
6 5 (3.82%) Legal
7 3 (2.29%) Back Office
7 3 (2.29%) Electronics
8 2 (1.53%) Games
9 1 (0.76%) Banking
9 1 (0.76%) Publishing
9 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.76%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.76%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.76%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.76%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.21%) HTML
2 15 (11.45%) CSS
3 9 (6.87%) Web Services
4 8 (6.11%) .NET
4 8 (6.11%) jQuery
5 5 (3.82%) XML
6 4 (3.05%) XSLT
6 4 (3.05%) .NET Framework
6 4 (3.05%) Ajax
7 3 (2.29%) RESTful
7 3 (2.29%) Spring
7 3 (2.29%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.29%) Java EE
7 3 (2.29%) SOAP
7 3 (2.29%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (1.53%) J2EE
8 2 (1.53%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.53%) EJB
8 2 (1.53%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.82%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.82%) PDA
2 5 (3.82%) Social Network
2 5 (3.82%) Social Media
3 4 (3.05%) User Experience
4 3 (2.29%) EPoS
4 3 (2.29%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.53%) GIS
5 2 (1.53%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.53%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.76%) Copywriting
6 1 (0.76%) FMCG
6 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.76%) Clustering
6 1 (0.76%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.76%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.92%) Windows
2 6 (4.58%) Linux
2 6 (4.58%) Windows XP
3 5 (3.82%) Windows 7
3 5 (3.82%) UNIX
4 3 (2.29%) Windows 2000
5 2 (1.53%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.76%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.76%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.32%) Project Management
2 14 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (8.40%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (7.63%) PRINCE2
5 8 (6.11%) ITIL
6 6 (4.58%) OO
6 6 (4.58%) Scrum
6 6 (4.58%) Time Management
7 5 (3.82%) Analytics
7 5 (3.82%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (3.82%) Data Analysis
7 5 (3.82%) E-Commerce
7 5 (3.82%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (3.05%) Change Management
8 4 (3.05%) Validation
8 4 (3.05%) MVC
8 4 (3.05%) SOA
8 4 (3.05%) Test Scripting
8 4 (3.05%) Web Analytics
8 4 (3.05%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 20 (15.27%) SQL
2 18 (13.74%) JavaScript
3 14 (10.69%) Java
4 9 (6.87%) C#
4 9 (6.87%) PHP
5 8 (6.11%) C
6 6 (4.58%) VB.NET
7 4 (3.05%) VB
8 3 (2.29%) VBA
8 3 (2.29%) Python
8 3 (2.29%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.53%) VBScript
9 2 (1.53%) C++
9 2 (1.53%) Ruby
9 2 (1.53%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.76%) ABAP
10 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (9.16%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.40%) Degree
3 6 (4.58%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.53%) ISEB
5 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.76%) MCITP
5 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.76%) MCSA
5 1 (0.76%) CCNA
5 1 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.11%) SLA
2 6 (4.58%) QA
3 3 (2.29%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.76%) GCP
4 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.76%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (4.58%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.76%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.76%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 28 (21.37%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.92%) Adobe
3 10 (7.63%) Oracle
4 6 (4.58%) SAP
4 6 (4.58%) HP
5 5 (3.82%) Facebook
5 5 (3.82%) Twitter
6 3 (2.29%) Omniture
6 3 (2.29%) Google
6 3 (2.29%) BMC
6 3 (2.29%) Remedy
7 2 (1.53%) VMware
7 2 (1.53%) Cisco
7 2 (1.53%) Talend
8 1 (0.76%) Allen-Bradley
8 1 (0.76%) Red Gate
8 1 (0.76%) Mitel
8 1 (0.76%) Cognos
8 1 (0.76%) Novell
8 1 (0.76%) Siemens